The North Carolina Museum of Art

May 2014

Thursday, May 1 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, May 1 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, May 1 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Thursday, May 1 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, May 1 | 4:30 pm

STEAM Makers Fair for Teachers

Join us for an after-school interlude exploring STEAM through drop-in, hands-on, creative... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Challenges of Leadership

How does one lead gracefully in difficult times? See how an artist’s complex composition... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Challenges of Leadership

How does one lead gracefully in difficult times? See how an artist’s complex composition... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 8 pm

Film: Purple Noon

Alain Delon stars as Tom Ripley, a shape-shifting charmer freeloading off his rich friends on... Read more >

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Saturday, May 3 | 10 am

Workshop: Art as a Springboard for Learning in the Pre-K Classroom

Animals, environments, seasons, transportation, buildings, family, and more! The Pre-K... Read more >

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Saturday, May 3 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Saturday, May 3 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, May 3 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 4 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Sunday, May 4 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 4 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 4 | 3 pm

Beau Chant
Rodin et les femmes

The powerful and sensual sculpture of Auguste Rodin inspires this concert by Beau Chant, a local... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 6 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Mother and Child

Look at how artists in numerous cultures and through the ages have represented mothers caring... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 6 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Mother and Child

Look at how artists in numerous cultures and through the ages have represented mothers caring... Read more >

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Wednesday, May 7 | 1 pm

Floral Luncheon

Before the floral demonstration, Iris restaurant serves a delicious buffet lunch in East... Read more >

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Wednesday, May 7 | 2 pm

Zoë S. Webster Floral Demonstration: ¡Fiesta! Estampas de la raza and the Beautiful Colors of Latin America

Flowers play a huge part in the decor and celebrations of all Latin Americans. Explore vibrant... Read more >

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Thursday, May 8 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Thursday, May 8 | 5:30 pm

Webinar: Sketchbooks and Journals—Helping Students Observe and Respond

ELA and science teachers share their strategies for using sketchbooks and journals in their... Read more >

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Thursday, May 8 | 6:30 pm

Dining after Dark: Treasures in Judaic Art

Enjoy an evening dedicated to a distinguished part of the Museum’s permanent collection, the... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Sacred Motherhood

Spanning thousands of years and numerous cultures, Sacred Motherhood explores the symbolism... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Changing the Story

In Estampas de la raza, artist Carlos Francisco Jackson offers an interpretation of historical... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Changing the Story

In Estampas de la raza, artist Carlos Francisco Jackson offers an interpretation of historical... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 8 pm

Film: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Sociopath Tom Ripley is hired to insinuate himself with a dissolute playboy; he melts into the... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Made from Nature

Did you know the Museum collection includes works made from natural materials like twigs, cedar,... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 10 am

Art Day

On Art Day curators and conservators team up to examine works of art brought in by Museum... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 1 pm

Saturday Studio: Printmaking Explosion

A gallery and studio class for youth ages 11 to 14. Explore the exhibition Estampas de la raza,... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 11 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 11 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Land Art, Installation, and New Media

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Friday, May 16 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 16 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Color in Context

Consider the interplay of color and technique in art on display in the Museum’s contemporary... Read more >

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Friday, May 16 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Color in Context

Consider the interplay of color and technique in art on display in the Museum’s contemporary... Read more >

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Friday, May 16 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Land Art, Installation, and New Media

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Saturday, May 17 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, May 17 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 18 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 18 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 20 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Spring Scenes

View light and color in impressionistic landscape paintings. Capture the freshness of a spring... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 20 | 1:30 pm SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Spring Scenes

View light and color in impressionistic landscape paintings. Capture the freshness of a spring... Read more >

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Friday, May 23 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 23 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Collecting Bug

The Museum’s Kunstkamer (art room) suggests a 17th-century Flemish collector’s compilation of... Read more >

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Friday, May 23 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Collecting Bug

The Museum’s Kunstkamer (art room) suggests a 17th-century Flemish collector’s compilation of... Read more >

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Saturday, May 24 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, May 24 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 25 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, May 25 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Friday, May 30 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 30 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Remembering Those Past

Examine works in the Museum’s ancient collection and see how artists help us know details about... Read more >

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Friday, May 30 | 6:30 pm

Lecture: Estampas de la raza: Prints, Politics, and Postmodernism

Charlene Villaseñor Black, associate professor, Department of Art History, César E. Chávez... Read more >

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Friday, May 30 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Remembering Those Past

Examine works in the Museum’s ancient collection and see how artists help us know details about... Read more >

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Saturday, May 31 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, May 31 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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